Tagliatelle with cockles

Tagliatelle with cockles
In this recipe, the cockles and pasta are prepared separately, then mixed with the sauce at the last minute.

The cockles are first cooked quickly, then shelled carefully (I find it unpleasant to have to do this on the plate) and the cooking juices are used to prepare a cream sauce.

The tagliatelle are cooked alongside, then the cockles are added with spring onions and the sauce.
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Last modified on: June 24th 2018

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1 hour 38 min.38 min.2 hours 16 min.
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Stage 1 - 1 hour 30 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles

Prepare the cockles

Prepare 500 g cockles.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles

Prepare the cream sauce

Save the cooking juices and transfer to a small sucepan.

Put on medium heat and reduce by 3/4.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles
Pour 150 ml liquid cream into the pan, pepper, but do not salt. Stir well, then leave to thicken on low heat.

Stage 4 - 6 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles

Cook the pasta

Meanwhile, cook the pasta, then set aside.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles

Combine everything

Chop 100 g spring onion (scallion) and parsley.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles
Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a large pan on medium heat.

When hot, add the onion, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles
Tip the pasta into the pan, add the cockes and cream sauce. Mix well.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Tagliatelle with cockles
Finish with the chopped parsley; stir this in and your pasta is ready.
Or course, you can use any other kind of pasta you like instead of the tagliatelle.

If you do not have any spring onions, use an ordinary onion or shallot.
A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,867 Kcal or 7,817 Kj49 gr217 gr90 gr
93 %19 %20 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
171 Kcal or 716 Kj4 gr20 gr8 gr
9 %2 %2 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
467 Kcal or 1,955 Kj12 gr54 gr23 gr
23 %5 %5 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Sulfites, Gluten, Egg
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  • For 4 people : 4.20 €
  • Per person : 1.05 €

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  • This sounds absolutely delicious! I shall probably do it on Tuesday. I really am enjoying your site, it's all so clear and easy to follow.

    Posted by Liz june 24th 2018 at 14:17 (n° 1)
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